Tag Archives: Summer

Summer’s End (haiku)

Summer’s end depends On ripe melons, hot chilies, Haggard sunflowers

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August Garden Tanka

Early light on leaves, Trumpet vines and sunflowers All shine to tell me: We were waiting here for you Growing and glowing, silent.

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Birdish Song for Summertide

Crows forged of obsidian Sparrows carved from oak Juncos dark and titmice light But both made out of smoke– Goldfinches made of, well, gold Cardinals of blood – All these wash over our home Like an avian flood. Hummingbirds buzz … Continue reading

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Beautiful Rain Tanka

feathery rain falls to match the new carrot tops heaven after heat! why do we look for riches anywhere but in what grows?

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New Crop Haiku

kohlrabi and kale germinate tiny faces whisper Fall’s return

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Fountain Haiku

birds chatter their thanks for seed and flowing water in this molten heat

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Color

Music of color Saturates the air Heaves itself at us Through dense light of summer Sings itself into our eyes Louder and louder Until it falls back Exhausted into snow

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Song Written on Way Too Little Sleep

(please read with a drumbeat sounding in your head) Crow-Queen calls from Hemlock Castle Up against the bright blue sky. Seagulls like hallucinations Between her and bright clouds fly. Here below her Chipmunk Children Pack striped faces full of seed, … Continue reading

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Clover Haiku

generous clover! feeding soil, bees, rabbits- summer’s nurturer

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Summer Morning Meditation

Before the sun had fully fledged this morning, The dappled sky turned pink and gray with dawn, And clouds like cobblestones had paved the skyway Before even the birds began their song. I walked out with the dogs into the … Continue reading

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